Information we collect and use
What are “cookies”?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store or retrieve information to perform certain functions and remember visits to a website. There are 2 distinct types of cookies – session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie is only accessible while your browser is open, and is deleted as soon as you navigate away from our website. A persistent cookie can remain on your computer for a pre-defined period of time, or until they are forcibly deleted. Other technologies including pixels, tags, web beacons or local storage also store and retrieve data on a device and are similar to cookies. A further explanation about cookies is available on: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
If you do not want to accept a cookie you can use your in-built browser or device settings to deny or accept individual or all cookies. The procedure varies depending on browser or device so please visit your browser or device’s settings or help section for more details.
Necessary, Functionality and Session cookies
Necessary: These are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website. These cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
Session cookies: These are used to maintain your session when you sign in on medicalmeetings.ie, or when completing a course. If you choose to deny this cookie, this will affect your ability to complete courses or to remain signed in on your account online.
An example of a session cookies is PHPSESSID. The PHPSESSID cookie is set by our website to enable it to store state data. It is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a session cookie. It helps maintain a logged-in status for a user between pages.